Gerald A. Fishman, Ph.D., is a NYS Licensed Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist with additional post-doctoral training in public health, chemical dependency, and specific therapy areas. Dr. Fishman has worked with clients across the developmental spectrum in mental health, chemical dependency, school, and private practice settings for over 25 years, and has taught at both graduate and undergraduate levels at colleges in the Albany, New York area. Dr. Fishman has developed and directed adolescent chemical dependency and adult outpatient co-occurring disorder programs in both upstate and metropolitan New York areas, and is the co-founder of the Human Services Consultation and Training Institute, offering statewide and national professional trainings in specific clinical, chemical dependency, behavioral health, school psychology, and education areas.
Dr. Fishman also holds post-doctorate certifications in Public Health, Chemical Dependency, Hypnotherapy, and Neurolinguistic Programming, and has been trained in group therapy, marriage and family counseling, HIV Community Education, and alternate evidence-based, clinical approaches to psychotherapy. He is presently the Associate Dean of the Master of Arts Program with a Concentration in Counseling Psychology at UI & U, is appointed to the Clinical Associate Faculty at the State University of New York at Albany in the School of Public Health, and also consults with regulatory agencies on both the state and national levels.
Dr. Fishman resides in Pittsfield, Massachusetts with his wife and family.